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C. Dixon Lee, III

C. Dixon Lee, III

C. Dixon Lee, III has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America and S.C. Super Lawyers publications. He and his firm have received the highest rating (“AV”), afforded to lawyers for legal ability and ethics, in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.

His statewide practice primarily involves complex matrimonial litigation and trial work, with an emphasis on Family Law Appeals to the South Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. Mr. Lee has been involved in 54 appeals resulting in published opinions, and appeals resulting in unpublished decisions. He is also involved in mediation and arbitration of family law matters.

The Best Lawyers In AmericaHe has held numerous positions affiliated with Family Law, including admission as a Fellow in American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and has been instrumental in the drafting and adoption of the South Carolina Child Support Guidelines. He is a longstanding member of the Family Law Sections of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, and the Richland County Bar Association.

Mr. Lee has authored numerous articles and has been a speaker in many Family Law Continuing Legal Education Seminars, including Judicial Conferences and mandatory Continuing Legal Education Seminars.

Private Practice:
■ Partner, McLaren & Lee, Attorneys at Law
■ Statewide practice limited to Family Law matters (in private practice since 1979)

Preparatory and Legal Education:
University of South Carolina, B.S., 1974
■ University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1976 (December)

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina, 1977
■ North Carolina, 1977
■ U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
■ U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1980
■ U.S. District Court, South Carolina District, 1979
■ U.S. District Court, North Carolina, Western District, 1977

Bar and Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
South Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
North Carolina Bar Association
Richland County Bar Association, Family Law Section

Offices Held:
South Carolina Child Support Advisory Committee, 1989-92 and 1997-1998; (Child Support Guidelines Subcommittee, 1989-92 and 1997-1998); (South Carolina Child Support Guidelines Review Committee, 1993-94 and 1999).
American Bar Association, Family Law Section; Trial Techniques Subcommittee, 1988-94, Vice-Chairman, 1988 & 1989; Bankruptcy Subcommittee, 1993-94.

Named, Best Lawyers in America, Family law Designations (appellate)
Martindale Hubbell, “AV” rating
■ Named, South Carolina Super Lawyers
■ Named, Greater Columbia Business Monthly, Legal Elite, 2011

Various Family Law Topics, South Carolina Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminars

Federal Implications of Wiretapping and other Electronic Surveillance in Family Law Cases, American Journal of Family Law, Summer, 1987.

Firm Information:
McLaren & Lee, Attorneys
1508 Laurel Street (29201)
P.O. Box 11809
Columbia, SC 29211

Phone: (803) 799-3074
Fax: (803) 252-3548

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